Business

In Business, The Advocate brings readers the latest news regarding developments in the LGBT business world. Find out the happenings of gay business leaders that are moving the Invisible Hand in the United States and around the world like Apple's Tim Cook, American Eagle's Robert Hanson, and 3M Unitek's Mary Jo Abler. Learn tips from the pros about managing the business affairs of day-to-day life for the present and future. Prepare for retirement and learn how changing laws regarding same-sex marriage, partnership, and adoption affects financial planning.
This Short Film Proves Love Is a Universal Language

This Short Film Proves Love Is a Universal Language

A short Spanish película created for a department store chain is just about perfect.

ExxonMobil Investigation Turns Up Evidence of Antigay Bias

ExxonMobil Investigation Turns Up Evidence of Antigay Bias

Illinois officials found the evidence is sufficient for legal action against the company to move forward.

Op-ed: How Community Support Saved This LGBT Family Farm

Op-ed: How Community Support Saved This LGBT Family Farm

The founder of Hip Chick Farms shares an inspiring story of how her family business succeeded against the odds.

WATCH: Gay Lovers Featured in Moving Super Bowl Commercial

WATCH: Gay Lovers in Moving Super Bowl Commercial

Look out for this LGBT-inclusive 30-second ad, which was created by Australian jeweler Michael Hill.

Megan Ellison Saves Iconic L.A. Video Store

Megan Ellison Saves Iconic L.A. Video Store

A last-minute contribution from the bisexual producer saved Vidiots in Santa Monica from closing.

ExxonMobil Finally Updates Worker Protection Policy

ExxonMobil Finally Updates Worker Protection Policy

After years of lobbying and finally an executive order from the president, ExxonMobil now says it will protect its LGBT employees from discrimination.

Why Does Facebook Censor Gay Images?

Why Does Facebook Censor Gay Images?

Photographer Michael Stokes, among others, says his work is regularly censored by Facebook even when the images clearly don't break the rules. Who makes these decisions?

WATCH: Chicago Gay Couple File Complaint Over Taxi Ejection

WATCH: Chicago Gay Couple File Complaint Over Taxi Ejection

Daniel Costa and Stephen Murphy say the driver kicked them out for kissing.

Pennsylvania Trans Woman's Lawsuit Tests Exclusions in Americans With Disabilities Act

Woman's Lawsuit Challenges Trans Exclusions in ADA

Continuing her years-long battle, Kate Lynn Blatt has now argued that not having her gender identity accommodated at work violated her rights under federal disability laws.

Under Tim Cook, Apple Posts World Record Quarterly Profit

Under Tim Cook, Apple Posts World Record Quarterly Profit

Apple's $18 billion profit for its most recent quarter is the largest reported by any public company in history.

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